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2 Sisters and Weetabix lead appointments gallery

Food and drink industry hires led by 2 Sisters

Senior appointments by 2 Sisters and Weetabix lead our latest gallery of people moving to new jobs in the food and drink industry.

Published: 28-Jun-2017

Breaking into the milk market: India’s top dairy alternatives

Breaking into the milk market: India’s top dairy alternatives

Vegetarian-friendly plant-based milk alternatives are poised to put pressure on traditional dairy in heavily vegetarian India.

Published: 23-May-2017

Australia exhibits 3D printed meat - in pictures

Australia exhibits 3D printed meat - in pictures

Scientists and trade body Meat & Livestock Australia have unveiled a groundbreaking 3D meat printer that makes edible protein from liquid offal and mince. 

Published: 05-May-2017

Social science: The world's big 'metatrends' define global tastes

Social science: The world's big 'metatrends' define global tastes

Nutritional biochemist and food marketeer Rachel Cheatham looks at five of the biggest global food trends based on her analysis of social media reporting.

Published: 01-May-2017

Innovative Apac: Packaged foods that stand out from the crowd

Innovative Apac: Packaged foods that stand out from the crowd

From nuts made with clean formulations to snacks that shine a spotlight on ancient grains, the pursuit of healthier lifestyles among today's consumers has resulted in a rise in food and drink innovations that seek to fulfil the different aspects of health and wellness. Here we discuss some of Asia-Pacific’s most innovative food and drink launches that are aligned with the latest in consumers‟ health and wellness trends.

Published: 12-Apr-2017

'GALLERY - Botanical boom? The outfits with high herbal hopes for South East Asia

'GALLERY - Botanical boom? The outfits with high herbal hopes for South East Asia

According to analysts at BCC research, the nutraceutical ingredients market will be led by the phytochemical and plant extracts segment, followed by prebiotics and probiotics, over the next five years,...

Published: 12-Apr-2017

Gallery: Six of the top functional foods, health and supplement products launched at FoodEx Japan

 Gallery: Six of the top functional foods, health and supplement products launched at FoodEx Japan

This year’s FoodEx Japan show featured well over 3,000 exhibitors, from more than 80 countries, and attracted over 80,000 delegates.

Published: 13-Mar-2017

The most innovative Chinese foods in 2016

The most innovative Chinese foods in 2016

From baby water to black cereals and even beauty-enhancing juices, innovations in China’s food and drink market were particularly dynamic in 2016.

Published: 07-Feb-2017

What cheese choice says about Aussies

What cheese choice says about Aussies

New market research shows that three quarters of Australian shoppers buy cheese each month, with block cheeses alone accounting for more than half of the market. 

Published: 17-Jan-2017

Five ways to get foodservice right in Vietnam

Five ways to get foodservice right in Vietnam

As foodservice companies race to attract Vietnam’s increasingly affluent and youthful 93m population, there are signs that many would benefit from taking a more nuanced approach to the country’s exceedingly complex metro markets. Here we have highlighted five crucial steps to success, based on data by Decision Labs a research agency that monitors Vietnam.

Published: 12-Jan-2017

Protein bars to gummies: New supplement product launches in June

Protein bars to gummies: New supplement product launches in June

Three new gummies by Jarrow Formulas hint at the popularity of the candy-like delivery format, while pastry-like protein bars by sports nutrition brand Cellucor further confirm America's sweet tooth. Another trend seen in launches this month are children's health, from MK-7 gummies that aid growth to omega-3 DHA droplets for babies' developments.

Published: 03-Jun-2016

Tea for three: Asia’s leading tea companies

Tea for three: Asia’s leading tea companies

Three out of the world’s five biggest tea companies are based in Asia, according to new market research by Technavio that predicts steady growth in the global market until at least 2020. We profile each of the leaders over the coming pages.

Published: 19-Apr-2016

Budget 2016: How it affects India's food industry

Budget 2016: How it affects India's food industry

Most interest by the food industry in this year’s Union Budget will centre on reforms of foreign direct investment in food retail and policies aimed at farmers. Already, industry figures have voiced support for its contents, which were revealed by Arun Jaitley at the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Published: 01-Mar-2016

Clean rivers and floating gardens: UN recognises heritage agriculture

Clean rivers and floating gardens: UN recognises heritage agriculture

Four traditional farming systems in Bangladesh and Japan have been acknowledged by the United Nations for their importance to global agriculture.

Published: 23-Dec-2015

Asia-Pacific fuels a challenging year for dairy

Asia-Pacific fuels a challenging year for dairy

As the global dairy industry grapples with issues of oversupply and the changing face of product mixes, Asia-Pacific countries will hold massive sway over the direction the market takes over the coming 12 months, according to the US Dairy Export Council.

Published: 21-Dec-2015

Each Asian consumer will fit into one of five groups, survey finds

Each Asian consumer will fit into one of five groups, survey finds

To get an understanding of how Asia’s consumers have been moving towards natural ingredients, a global food colourings company has commissioned a widespread market research study, finding five different types of shopper.

Published: 08-Dec-2015

Five changes in market access to China

Five changes in market access to China

This year has been a big one for China’s food safety policymakers, who last month introduced changes to legislation that would serve as a regulatory framework for the coming years.

Published: 09-Nov-2015

Top food and drink trends for 2016 – in pictures

Food and drink in 2016 – in pictures

Mintel has unveiled 12 top trends it predicts will shape the food and drink industry over the next year. To find out what they are and how each of them will influence consumers and deliver key opportunities, enjoy our photogallery.

Published: 19-Oct-2015

Zooming into protein trends region by region

Zooming into protein trends region by region

Protein has been topping the ‘hottest ingredient’ lists for a while now - but how does demand break down region by region?Has the sugar backlash tainted the protein trend? Have...

Published: 16-Sep-2015

Crown celebrates Singapore’s 50th birthday with metal can packaging designs

Crown celebrates SG50 with metal can packaging designs

Crown Holdings has been supporting local and international brands with packaging designs to mark Singapore’s 50th birthday (SG50) this year.

Published: 31-Aug-2015

The top three trends shaping Asian convenience retail

The top three trends shaping Asian convenience retail

Leading convenience retailers in Asia generated more than US$130bn in sales in 2014, through a combination of higher sales from existing stores, as well as significant new-store expansion, according to research carried out by UK-based IGD Retail Analysis.This strong growth is expected to continue, with Asia’s megacities containing a perfect mix of high population densities, rising affluence, consumers who prefer to shop daily and close to where they live, as well as legislation in some markets that restricts the development of larger stores.  

Published: 28-Aug-2015

July: Which supplements were blocked at the EU borders this month?

Supplements blocked at the EU borders

Emu oil, impotence drugs and illegal oranges. Click on to find out which supplements were blocked at the EU borders this month. 

Published: 03-Aug-2015

The key market data and ingredients in the immune health sector

The key market data and ingredients in the immune health sector

Immune supplement sales were valued at an impressive $2.3 billion in 2013 (Nutrition Business Journal), and in this gallery we look at the key market trends and ingredients for this growing sector. 

Published: 18-Jun-2015

From Foshu to fusion: What will be big in Japan in 2015

From Foshu to fusion: What will be big in Japan in 2015

Japanese conglomerate Nagase has revealed its predictions of country’s top food trends for 2015.  Its choices are based on the anticipated changes to Japanese claims regulations, as well as consumer interest in new food experiences and ethnic flavours.

Published: 13-Jan-2015

Asia-Pacific in 2014: A year of scandals, soul searching and success

Asia-Pacific in 2014: A year of scandals, soul searching and success

The last 12 months have been turbulent for much of Asia-Pacific's food industry, with regulations, legislation, markets and partnerships continuing to develop in the latest step in the region's economic development.To mark a fascinating year for everyone involved in the region's food industry, we have taken a look at the year's most widely read stories one month at a time.As we take a break now over the holiday period, please accept our warmest wishes for a happy New Year and a successful and productive 2015.

Published: 22-Dec-2014

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